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BJP only wants dalit votes not dalit leader: Udit Raj

April 30, 2019 8:53 pm

Udit Raj claimed that the country is not secure in the hands of BJP and alleged that "more soldiers were martyred during the Modi government rule as compared to previous Congress government".

As Udit Raj quits BJP, Congress gives him a hand

April 25, 2019 5:05 am

Raj joined the Congress after meeting party chief Rahul Gandhi. Addressing a press conference at the AICC headquarters later, he said the BJP seeks Dalit votes but wants its leaders to be 'deaf and mute'.

Denied ticket by BJP, Udit Raj joins Congress

April 24, 2019 2:20 pm

"Congress President Rahul Gandhi welcomes Shri Udit Raj into the Congress party," the party announced on Twitter.

Udit Raj: If vacancies not being filled for the last 4-5 years, should I not speak

April 24, 2019 4:10 am

"Rahul ji had also told me two times that you are in the wrong party. Now I’m wondering whether they were right and I was wrong," Udit Raj said.

Made to wait, then dropped: How ‘Chowkidar’ Udit Raj was outfoxed

April 24, 2019 1:23 pm

“I am not so hungry that I would have switched camps so soon, I am a disciplined soldier. But I feel the ticket was delayed so I may not join another party," Udit Raj said,

BJP denies ticket to Udit Raj, names singer Hans Raj Hans as North West Delhi candidate

April 23, 2019 3:12 pm

Udit Raj had threatened to quit the party if he was denied a ticket and said he would seek reelection as an independent candidate. “I am waiting for ticket if not given to me, I will do goodbye to party,” he had said in a tweet.

Lok Sabha polls: BJP's Dalit MP fumes over delay in ticket announcement

April 22, 2019 6:02 pm

BJP MP Dr Udit Raj was reacting over the delay in announcement of his candidature from North-West Delhi constituency. The BJP on Sunday had declared its candidates on four seats for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

BJP MP Udit Raj: #MeToo movement in India is a wrong practice

October 10, 2018 3:44 pm

In what was the first response from a member of the ruling party, Raj supported the campaign but wondered how the allegations will be verified.

'Naxals cannot mobilise Dalits', Udit Raj on Bhima-Koregaon violence

June 10, 2018 8:16 pm

Days after the Pune police arrested five persons with alleged Maoist links for the Bhima Koregaon violence, Udit Raj said he wondered if Naxals are capable of mobilising lakhs of Dalits.

SC/ST under-represented in govt jobs: BJP MP Udit Raj

June 07, 2018 7:19 pm

Among the total of 84,705 Group A posts, the representation of SC was 11,333, ST was 5,013, OBC 11,016, and others 57,343 as on January 1, 2016, Raj said.


Dalit leader Udit Raj joins BJP

February 24, 2014 4:57 pm

Udit Raj said he wants to help BJP in taking on Aam Aadmi Party and BSP.


I attended Mahishasura event in JNU: BJP MP

February 26, 2016 9:26 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.

Amount spent on Odd-Even went in vain: BJP

January 21, 2016 5:46 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Thursday said despite spending Rs 20 crore on implementation of the Odd-Even formula, there was no significant decrease in Delhi’s pollution. Udit added that the scheme was not wrong, but the results were unproductive. He further said that the amount spent belongs to the common man of Delhi, and therefore it should have been used productively.